I am especially interested in WMF's wonderful program, the World Monuments Watch, through which they announce, every other year, a list of 100 most endangered sites. One of the most recent Watch sites is Route 66, which runs through my hometown of Tulsa, Okla., and ends not too far from where I now live in Los AngelesTripplehorn named WMF spokeswoman Jan 15, 2009
I am very excited about this new role, as I've had a deep appreciation for architecture and preservation throughout my lifeTripplehorn named WMF spokeswoman Jan 15, 2009
Jeanne Marie Tripplehorn (born June 10, 1963) is an American film and television actress.
Tripplehorn was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the daughter of Suzanne (née Ferguson) and Tom Tripplehorn (known as "Tommy Tripplehorn"), who was once a guitarist with Gary Lewis & the Playboys. After graduating from high school, Tripplehorn became a DJ at Tulsa radio station KMOD-FM, using the air name "Jeanie Summers." She was stage-trained as an actress (at Juilliard) and also served as a TV hostess.
Tripplehorn is best-known for her roles starring opposite Michael Douglas in Basic Instinct, Kevin Costner in Waterworld, and Tom Cruise in The Firm. Tripplehorn currently has a leading role as Barbara Henrickson in the HBO drama Big Love.